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" As to those stars which suddenly shine forth with a very vivid light, and then immediately disappear, it is extremely probable that great conflagrations, produced by extraordinary causes, take place on their surface. This conjecture is confirmed by their... "
The Geography of the Heavens: And Class-book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a ... - Page 24
by Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - 1873 - 348 pages
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The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and Subsequent ...

Sharon Turner - Creation - 1832 - 430 pages
...waa the cause of these phenomena?" Systeme, vol. 1, p. 81. (9) The idea of La Place, is reasonable: "As to those stars which suddenly shine forth with...causes, take place on their surface. This conjecture is confirmed by their change of color, which is analogous to that presented to us on the earth by those...
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The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and ..., Volume 1

Sharon Turner - Bible - 1833 - 424 pages
...What was the cause of these phenomena?"—Systeme. vol. ip81. II The idea of La Place is reasonable: " As to those stars which suddenly shine forth with...light, and then immediately disappear, it is extremely prohable that great conflagrations, produced by extraordinary causes, take place on their surface....
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The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and ..., Volume 1

Sharon Turner - Creation - 1833 - 594 pages
...What was the cause of these phenomena?' Systfime, vol. 1, p. 81. 9 The idea of La Place is reasonable: 'As to those stars which suddenly shine forth with...causes, take place on their surface. This conjecture is confirmed by their change of colour, which is analogous to that presented to us on the Earth by...
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The Geography of the Heavens, and Class Book of Astronomy: Accompanied by a ...

Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - Astronomy - 1838 - 350 pages
...enjoyments, and go on to contemplate system afiter system through the boundless universe. LA PLACE says : — "As to those stars which suddenly shine...immediately disappear, it is extremely probable that greal conflagrations, produced by extraordinary causes, t;^ke place on their surface. This conjecture,...
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The Biblical Repertory and Princeton Review, Volume 12

Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater - Bible - 1840 - 644 pages
...yellow, and lastly of an ashy paleness until their light expired. " As to those stars," says La Place " which suddenly shine forth with a very vivid light,...causes take place on their surface. This conjecture is confirmed by their change of colour, which is analogous to that presented to us on the earth, by...
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The Eclectic Review

English literature - 1840 - 760 pages
...conjectures have been hazarded with regard to their causes. La Place, in his ' System of the World,' says, ' As to those stars ' which suddenly shine forth with a very vivid light and then ' vanish, it may be supposed, with probability, tlfet great confla' grations, occasioned by extraordinary...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 99

Child rearing - 1840 - 460 pages
...prevent us from arriving at any satisfactory conclusions. La Place says, in reference to this subject, " As to those stars which suddenly shine forth with a very vivid light, and then vanish, it may be supposed, with probability, that great conflagrations, occasioned by extraordinary...
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The Geography of the Heavens: And Class-book of Astronomy; Accompanied by a ...

Elijah Hinsdale Burritt - Astronomy - 1842 - 344 pages
...their enjoyments, and go on to contemplate system after system through the boundless universe. LA PLACE says : — "As to those stars which suddenly shine...conflagrations, produced by extraordinary causes, lake place on their surface. This conjecture, continues he, is confirmed by their change of colour,...
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A Discourse of the Baconian Philosophy

Samuel Tyler - Philosophy - 1844 - 214 pages
...yellow, and lastly of an ashy paleness until their light expired. "As to those stars" says La Place ''which suddenly shine forth with a very vivid light,...causes take place on their surface. This conjecture is confirmed by their change of colour, which is analogous to that presented to us on the earth, by...
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The Gallery of Nature: A Pictorial and Descriptive Tour Through Creation

Thomas Milner - 1848 - 892 pages
...beings then called into existence to adore the works of their Creator." Laplace likewise observes: — "As to those stars which suddenly shine forth with...causes, take place on their surface. This conjecture is confirmed by their change of colour, which is analogous to that presented to us on the earth by...
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